Northern Illinois University (Communic. Disorders)
Northern Illinois University (Master's)
I am a Special Education Teacher at Downers Grove South High School. I have many experiences working with different students with varying abilities. I come from a background of working as an inclusion aide at a special recreation association for 8 summers, being a teaching assistant at a middle school and an alternative school for students with Autism for the past 4 years while going to school to earn my master's in Special Education through Northern Illinois University. My student teaching experience comprised of working in an elementary classroom at an alternative school for students with Autism called Giant Steps for the first 8 weeks and Downers Grove South High School for the last 8 weeks.
I am very patient, flexible, and passionate about teaching students and truly care about their learning. I individualize my instruction to meet my students' needs while continuously making learning fun! I like to incorporate technology, movement, pictures, and analogies into my teaching or whatever fits my students' learning styles. My philosophy is that every student can learn, and it's about figuring out how the student learns best in order to help them reach their full potential. My goal is to help your student reach that, and I am willing to do what it takes to get him/her there!
I have a master's degree in Special Education and my vast experiences working as a teaching assistant and a teacher in different school settings gives me the
I am a Special Education Teacher at Downers Grove South High School. I have many experiences working with different students with varying abilities. I come from a background of working as an inclusion aide at a special recreation association for 8 summers, being a teaching assistant at a middle school and an alternative school
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I have been working in special education for the last 4 and a half years. I have worked in different settings (public and alternative schools) from elementary to high school. My experiences in these versatile settings have made me a well rounded teacher.
There is no one way to teach. I treat each student as an individual, and it is up to me to figure out how the student learns best. Then I incorporate the student's learning style into my lessons, which in turn will help motivate and engage the student and make learning fun!